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England suffer defeat as DLS came into play in their opening match of u19s Cricket World Cup in South Africa

The West Indies batted first at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley, South Africa. An unbeaten 86 from Kevlon Anderson and a quick 66 from Nyeem Young helped the Windies, who faced Australia in their opening game of the tournament and won, to 267-7 from their 50 overs. As the clouds rolled in, England struggled with a constant run rate […]

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Ashley Giles: “We are working back seven weeks from what could be the first Test match” as first 30 bowlers are allowed to train

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that England men’s players will return to individual skills-based training from next week. By preparing venues across the country for individual sessions, the ECB will be able to provide a controlled environment that agrees with the Governments guidelines about social distancing measures for players and staff. It […]

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England cricket hero: Ian Bell “hard to imagine” no crowd if cricket is played behind closed doors and fronts ECB app to keep public active

Ian Bell believes the absence of any atmosphere behind closed doors will take some getting used to for England’s cricketers. After Sky Sports Cricket has been replaying England’s greatest matches and Test series, a re-watch of the 2005 Ashes reaffirmed to Bell the importance of the atmosphere in the stands in helping to inspire what […]

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Glamorgan and Cardiff MCCU’s Kiran Carlson disappointed but with the circumstances there are more important things to worry about than cricket

Kiran Carlson, studying at university in Cardiff whilst playing for Glamorgan and Cardiff MCCU, has come out and said as much as he is disappointed the season won’t go ahead, there are more important things. Speaking on behalf of his teammates, Carlson said: “All the lads are pretty gutted the game isn’t going ahead, but […]

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Gloucestershire wicket-keeper-batsman James Bracey is still hopeful of cricket being played later in the summer

Speaking exclusively to Park Life Sport, the Bristolian cricketer has said “with no cricket, it doesn’t give me a chance to prove myself” and hopes to see some red-ball cricket at the back end of the summer. The 22-year-old returned from Australia last month after going on tour with the English Lions. He said: “It […]

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Stumped, Covid-19

The summer of 2020 could be left without any 20Twenty cricket and all other formats for that matter, the ECB has informed. Could this be a curse from the cricketing gods punishing local league cricketers for voting in coloured kit? Or the launch of the much divided new franchise The Hundred? Whatever it is, the […]